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palpable

Med capable of being discerned by the sense of touch

palpable

[′pal·pə·bəl]
(medicine)
Capable of being felt or touched.
Evident.
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This threat was so palpably disregarded, that though within five minutes afterwards the three boys all burst into the room together and sat down, Fanny could not consider it as a proof of anything more than their being for the time thoroughly fagged, which their hot faces and panting breaths seemed to prove, especially as they were still kicking each other's shins, and hallooing out at sudden starts immediately under their father's eye.
He is palpably relieved when he finds that this is not the case."
Tim thought this such an exquisite, unparalleled, and most extraordinary joke, that he laid his pen upon the inkstand, and rather tumbling off his stool than getting down with his usual deliberation, laughed till he was quite faint, shaking his head all the time so that little particles of powder flew palpably about the office.
She had long been in the habit of resorting to it, under the pressure of such circumstances as were palpably beyond human redress, though her spirit and resolution rarely needed support under those that admitted of reparation through any of the ordinary means of reprisal.
Pickwick's sense of propriety, but it was not the whole extent of the aggravation, for a stage-coach full, inside and out, was meeting them at the moment, and the astonishment of the passengers was very palpably evinced.
While the epic mania, while the idea that to merit in poetry prolixity is indispensable, has for some years past been gradually dying out of the public mind, by mere dint of its own absurdity, we find it succeeded by a heresy too palpably false to be long tolerated, but one which, in the brief period it has already endured, may be said to have accomplished more in the corruption of our Poetical Literature than all its other enemies combined.
Shut up there, at bay, defiant, and with the prodigy of the thing palpably proveably DONE, thus giving notice like some stark signboard - under that accession of accent the situation itself had turned; and Brydon at last remarkably made up his mind on what it had turned to.
A boy hears a military band play on the field at night, and he has kings and queens and famous chivalry palpably before him.
There is a palpably growing restlessness over the lack of salaried jobs.
The Japanese currency has seen some of its safe-haven premium unwind concurrently with a steadying in global stock markets, although sentiment remains palpably fragile as investors continue to fathom the recent sharp dive in U.S.
Scot Robert, 57, said: "COBRA is a palpably thrilling and witty take on a political drama but with a humanity at the heart of the series."
Du Plessis played a solid innings, facing 182 balls and hitting 11 fours before he padded up to a ball from Fernando which swung in and trapped him palpably in front of his stumps.Du Plessis and Quinton de Kock (55) put on 96 for the fifth wicket.